Definitions

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  • n. The rank of sumo wrestler below ozeki and above komusubi.

Etymologies

Japanese (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But the 25-year-old has been on fire, conquering both yokozuna en route to matching his previous best winning streak of 12-0 as a sekiwake at the 2005 autumn basho.

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  • Mongolian ozeki Harumafuji shoved aside sekiwake Kisenosato (6-6) with conviction, jettisoning the sekiwake into the ringside seats with a hard shove to pick up his eighth win.

    Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

  • Kotomitsuki (4-3) wasted little time with Aminishiki (2-5), swatting down the sekiwake immediately after the face-off.

    Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

  • The yokozuna appeared to be on the ropes as Kisenosato came bulldozing forward but just like clockwork he used his superior agility for a hooking inner thigh throw that sent the sekiwake sailing into the ringside seats.

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  • Mongolian grand champion Hakuho escaped his biggest scare thus far, warding off a fierce challenge from sekiwake Kisenosato to remain in a share of the lead on the 10th day of action at the Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday.

    Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

  • Back in the ring, Kisenosato (2-1) went backpedaling over the edge when he got a late jump at the charge against komusubi Tochinoshin (1-2), who muscled the sekiwake out in a frontal force out.

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  • Hakuho barely broke sweat in the day's final bout at Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, the Mongolian bruiser quickly wrapping up former sekiwake Wakanosato (0-3) to make it three wins out of three.

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  • Prefectural Gymnasium, the Mongolian bruiser quickly wrapping up former sekiwake Wakanosato

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  • Estonian sekiwake was never threatened and dispatched Kisenosato (1-2) with maximum efficiency to register the third of 13 wins he needs to be considered for promotion to sumo's second-highest rank of ozeki.

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  • The Estonian sekiwake was never threatened and dispatched Kisenosato (1-2) with maximum efficiency to register the third of 13 wins he needs to be considered for promotion to sumo's second-highest rank of ozeki.

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